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Before 1485 Nicholas Pakenham 1484- was born to Hugh Pakenham 1470-1512 (14) at Penshurst, Kent

Before 1485 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (64) was imprisoned at Brecon Castle, Brecon, Breconshire, Welsh March

Before 1485 John Marney 2nd Baron Marney 1484-1525 was born to Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney 1447-1523 (37) and Thomasine Arundell

Before 1485 Gilbert Talbot 1452-1517 (32) and Etheldreda Audrey Cotton 1454-1505 (30) were married

Before 1485 John Stourton 3rd Baron Stourton 1454-1485 (30) and Katherine Berkeley 1454-1484 (30) were married

Before 1485 John Radclyffe 9th Baron Fitzwalter 1452-1496 (32) by marriage 9th Baron Fitzwalter .

Before 1485 Edward Poynings 1459-1521 (25) and Elizabeth Scott -1528 were married

Before 1485 Richard Neville 1484-1515 was born to George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (44) and Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny

Before 1485 John Grey 1st Baron Grey Powis 1460-1497 (24) and Anne Herbert Baroness Grey Powis were married . Anne Herbert Baroness Grey Powis by marriage Baroness Grey Powis .

Before 1485 George Grey 2nd Earl Kent 1454-1505 (30) and Katherine Herbert Countess Kent were married .

Before 1485 Katherine Berkeley 1454-1484 (30) died

Around 1485 John Ferrers 1442-1485 (43) died

Around 1485 Richard Gresham Lord Mayor 1485-1549 was born to John Gresham at Holt, Norfolk

Around 1485 John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham 1433-1501 (52) and Elizabeth Willoughby Baroness Dinham -1509 were married . Elizabeth Willoughby Baroness Dinham -1509 by marriage Baroness Dinham .

Around 1485 Catherine Dacre 1485-1532 was born to Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1424-1485 (61) and Mabel Parr Baroness Dacre Gilsland -1508

In 1485 John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis 1485-1504 was born to John Grey 1st Baron Grey Powis 1460-1497 (25) and Anne Herbert Baroness Grey Powis

Around 1485 Anne Hastings Countess Derby 1485-1550 was born to Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings 1466-1506 (18) and Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings, 4th Baroness Hungerford 1466-1553 (19)

Around 1485 Robert Hungerford 1485-1517 was born to Edward Hungerford 1454-1507 (31) .

Around 1485 Edward Montagu 1485-1557 was born to Thomas Montagu 1452-1517 (33) and Agnes Dudley 1454-1501 (31)

In 1485 Elizabeth Dacre 1485-1528 was born to Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1424-1485 (61) and Mabel Parr Baroness Dacre Gilsland -1508 .Based on her father's death in 1485.

In 1485 Edward Pole Archdeacon Richmond 1466-1485 (19) died .

Around 1485 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 was born to Walter Cromwell 1453-1510 (32) and Katherine Glossop at Putney, Surrey

Around 1485 Lewis Clifford 1460-1497 (25) and Mildred Bourne were married .

In 1485 Thomas Rich 1485-1567 was born to John Rich 1428-1485 (57) . Error in dates. His father died in 1458. May be another generation or possibly a typo?

Around 1485 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 was born to James Russell 1455-1505 (30) and Alice Wise .

Around 1485 John Sacheverell 1400-1485 (85)

In 1485 John Sacheverell 1448-1485 (37) died .

In 1485 William Spencer 1440-1485 (45) died at Radbourne, Warwickshire

In 1485 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham 1478-1521 (6) was restored 3rd Duke Buckingham (1C 1444) .

In 1485 George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster 1460-1504 (25) was appointed as Constable Pontefract Castle and Constable Knaresborough Castle

In 1485 John Cheney 1485-1547 was born to Thomas Cheney 1455-1513 (30) and Elizabeth Hudlestone 1446-1502 (39)

In 1485 Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle 1462-1524 (23) was appointed as High Sheriff Lancaster .

Around 1485 Thomas Cheney 1485-1558 was born to William Cheney 1444-1487 (41) and Margaret aka Agnes Young

Around 1485 John Talbot 1485-1549 was born to Gilbert Talbot 1452-1517 (33) and Etheldreda Audrey Cotton 1454-1505 (31) at Albrighton, Shropshire

In 1485 Edward Wingfield 1453-1485 (32) died

In 1485 Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde, 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (18) and Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde, Countess Ossory were married .

In 1485 John Bourbon 1445-1485 (40) died .

In 1485 Nicholas Carew 1462-1485 (23) died

Around 1485 Robert Clifton 1485-1517 was born to Gervase Clifton -1508 .

In 1485 Robert Cotton 1485-1519 was born to Thomas Cotton -1499 (46) .

In 1485 Elizabeth 08 Earl Moray Dunbar 8th Countess Moray -1485 died .

In 1485 John Foix Earl Kendal 1410-1485 (74) died .

In 1485 Jacques Grailly Count Montfort 1469-1500 (16) and Ana Peralta were married

In 1485 Anne Hankford Countess Ormonde 1431-1485 (54) died

In 1485 Alonso Enríquez 1435-1485 (50) died .

In 1485 René Lorraine II Duke Lorraine, Duke Bar 1451-1508 (33) and Philippa Egmont Duchess Bar, Duchess Lorraine 1467-1547 (18) were married . Philippa Egmont Duchess Bar, Duchess Lorraine 1467-1547 (18) by marriage Duchess Bar , Duke Lorraine .

In 1485 Thomas Chaworth 1441-1485 (44) died at Tithby, Nottinghamshire

Around 1485 Thomas Mildmay 1485-1566 was born .

In 1485 John Scott 1423-1485 (62) died

In 1485 John Twynyho 1440-1485 (45) died .

In 1485 Ralph Audley 1420-1485 (65) died .

Around 1485 Edward Bampfield of Politmore 1485-1528 was born to William Bamfield 1405-1475 .

Around 1485 Robert Cotton 1485-1519 was born to Richard Cotton 1455-1497 (30) and Joan Brereton 1454-1517 (31)

Around 1485 Henry Fitzlewis 1435-1485 (50) died

In 1485 Bridget Heydon 1485-1554 was born to Henry Heydon 1440-1504 (45) and Anne Boleyn 1440-1509 (45)

Around 1485 Joan Iwardby 1485-1553 was born to John Iwardby 1449-1485

In 1485 Thomas Kitson 1485-1540 was born

In 1485 Robert Brudenell 1461-1531 (24) and Margaret Entwistle were married .

In 1485 Elizabeth Troutbeck 1452-1485 (33) died

In 1485 Agnes Cotell 1485-1523 was born . Cotell being the name of her first husband rather than her maiden name.

In 1485 Thomas Stanley 2nd Earl Derby 1485-1521 was born to George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster 1460-1504 (25) and Joan Strange 9th Baroness Strange Knockin, 5th Baroness Mohun Dunster 1460-1514 (25)

In 1485 John Stourton 3rd Baron Stourton 1454-1485 (31) died .His newborn, or posthumous, son His son Francis Stourton 4th Baron Stourton 1485-1487 succeeded as 4th Baron Stourton

In 1485 Francis Stourton 4th Baron Stourton 1485-1487 was born to John Stourton 3rd Baron Stourton 1454-1485 (31) and Katherine Berkeley 1454-1484

In 1485 Edward Tiptoft 2nd Earl Worcester 1470-1485 (15) died

In 1485 Christine Jermyn 1452-1485 (33) died

In 1485 Thomas Knyvet 1485-1512 was born to Edmund Knyvet 1461-1504 (24) at Buckenham Castle, Buckenham, Norfolk

Around 1485 Thomas Mainwaring 1437-1508 (48) and Jane Dudley 1434-1475 were married at Dudley Castle, Dudley, Staffordshire

Around 1485 Jane Boleyn 1485-1521 was born to William Boleyn 1451-1505 (34) and Margaret Butler 1465-1537 (20) .

In 1485 Anne Pakenham 1485-1544 was born to Hugh Pakenham 1470-1512 (15) at Penshurst, Kent

Around 1485 Andrew Kerr of Cessford 1485-1526 was born to Robert Kerr of Calverton 1465-1500 (20)

In 1485 Charles I de La Tremoille 1485-1515 was born to Louis II de la Tremoille 1460-1525 (24)

Around 1485 John Vavasour of Hazlewood 1485-1524 was born to Henry Vavasour 1460-1515 (25)

Jan 1485

Around Jan 1485 Thomas Strangeways 1435-1485 (50) died

06 Jan 1485

Before 06 Jan 1485 Ralph Harbottle 1463-1505 (21) and Margaret Percy 1462-1506 (23) were married

On 06 Jan 1485 Guiscard Harbottle 1485-1513 was born to Ralph Harbottle 1463-1505 (21) and Margaret Percy 1462-1506 (23)

Mar 1485

On Mar 1485 Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491 (32) was pardoned in exchange for a bond of 1,000 marks and a pledge of good behavior.

11 Mar 1485

On 11 Mar 1485 John York 1471-1499 (13) was appointed as Captain Calais

16 Mar 1485

Queen Anne Dies

On 16 Mar 1485 Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 (28) died at Westminster Palace, Westminster .Probably of tuberculosis. The day she died there was an eclipse; a bad omen to some.There were, of course, rumours of foul play.

Jun 1485

24 Jun 1485

On 24 Jun 1485 Elizabeth Oldenburg 1485-1555 was born to John King Denmark, King Norway, King Sweden 1455-1513 (30) .

26 Jun 1485

On 26 Jun 1485 John Harcourt 1440-1485 (45) died

27 Jun 1485

28 Jun 1485

On 28 Jun 1485 the will of Richard Scrope 1442-1485 was proved before Thomas Kempe Bishop London 1390-1489 (95) at Fulham, Middlesex .His will contained many bequests to various religious orders, and the usual array of plate, money, and jewels, including 'my rynge wt the schelde to my lady, my moder' ( Elizabeth Scrope Baroness Scrope Bolton -1498 ).Also books written in French 'Franse bokes' were left to his brother Elizabeth Scrope Baroness Scrope Bolton -1498 , and to Margaret Scrope Duchess Suffolk -1515 .

Aug 1485

08 Aug 1485

On 08 Aug 1485 Thomas Curzon 1422-1485 (63) died

22 Aug 1485

On 24 Apr 1472 John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (47) was appointed 207th Knight Garter: Edward IV . After 22 Aug 1485 John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (47) was buried at Thetford Priory, Thetford, Norfolk . He was reburied at Church of St Michael the Archangel, Framlingham, Suffolk .

On 22 Aug 1485 Robert Brandon 1410-1485 (75) died at North Cray, Bromley, Kent .

On 22 Aug 1485 Elizabeth Fitzwalter Baroness Dinham, 8th Baroness Fitzwalter 1430-1484 (55) died . Her grandson Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (2) succeeded as 10th Baron Fitzwalter . Elizabeth Stafford Viscountess Fitzwalter 1479-1532 (6) by marriage Baroness Fitzwalter .

Around 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Drawing of the wife of Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (55) . He had three wives. The sitter is believed to his third wife.

Battle of Bosworth

On 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (32) was killed during the Battle of Bosworth . His second-cousin once-removed Henry Tudor (28) succeeded as VII King England and Ireland: Tudor .
Those supporting Henry Tudor included:
John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy 1450-1485 (35)
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (43)
Richard Guildford 1450-1506 (35)
Walter Hungerford 1464-1516 (20)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50)
John Wingfield -1509
Edward Woodville Lord Scales -1488
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509
Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth 1449-1525 (36)
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53)
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (47)
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508 (34)
William Stanley Lord Chamberlain 1435-1495 (50)
Roger Kynaston of Myddle and Hordley 1433-1495 (52)
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney 1447-1523 (38)
William Brandon 1456-1485 (29) was killed
James Harrington 1430-1485 (55) was killed
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (60) was killed . His son Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (42) succeeded as 13th Baron Mowbray (1C 1283) , 14th Baron Segrave (1C 1295) . Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey 1444-1497 (40) by marriage Baroness Mowbray (1C 1283) , Baron Segrave (1C 1295) .
John Sacheverell 1400-1485 (85) was killed
Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath -1486 ,
William Norreys 1441-1507 (44) , Gilbert Talbot 1452-1517 (33) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (42) and John Savage 1444-1492 commanded,
Robert Poyntz 1450-1520 (35) was knighted.
Those who fought for Richard III included:
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1438-1495 (47)
John Conyers Sheriff of Yorkshire 1411-1490 (74)
Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland 1467-1525 (17)
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (59)
Richard Fitzhugh 6th Baron Fitzhugh 1457-1487 (28)
John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (48)
Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham 1459-1493 (26)
Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor 1435-1496 (50)
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (68)
Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland 1456-1499 (29)
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (23)
Humphrey Stafford 1426-1486 (59)
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (17)
Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (42) was wounded.
Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (29) fought and escaped.
John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1459-1526 (26) was captured.
John Babington 1423-1485 (62) , William Alington 1420-1485 (65) , Robert Mortimer 1442-1485 (43) , Robert Brackenbury -1485 , Richard Ratclyffe 1430-1485 (55) and Richard Bagot 1412-1485 (73) were killed .

After 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England 1452-1485 was buried at Greyfriars Church, Leicester, Leicestershire

After 22 Aug 1485 Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (10) was imprisoned at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London .

After 22 Aug 1485 William Stanley Lord Chamberlain 1435-1495 (50) was appointed as Lord Chamberlain

25 Aug 1485

31 Aug 1485

On 31 Aug 1485 William Sapcote 1429-1485 (56) died

Sep 1485

On Sep 1485 William Courtenay 1428-1485 (57) died

On Sep 1485 William Constable 1422-1485 (63) died

16 Sep 1485

On 16 Sep 1485 Thomas Fermor alias Ricards 1425-1485 (60) died

26 Sep 1485

On 26 Sep 1485 John Griffin 9th Baron Latimer Braybrooke 1450-1485 (35) died .

29 Sep 1485

On 29 Sep 1485 Thomas Windsor 1441-1485 (44) died .

Oct 1485

04 Oct 1485

12 Oct 1485

On 12 Oct 1485 Thomas Lovell 1478-1524 (6) was appointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer

On 12 Oct 1485 John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy 1450-1485 (35) died . His son William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy 1478-1534 (7) succeeded as 4th Baron Mountjoy .

After 12 Oct 1485 Thomas Montgomery -1495 and Lora Berkeley Countess Ormonde were married

17 Oct 1485

On 17 Oct 1485 John Trastámara 1456-1485 (29) died

23 Oct 1485

On 23 Oct 1485 Edward Redman Lord Harewood 1455-1510 (30) was pardoned for having supported Richard III

28 Oct 1485

Coronation of Henry VII

On 28 Oct 1485 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53) was created 1st Duke Bedford (5C 1485) by his nephew Henry VII (28) for having supported Henry's claim to the throne. Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford 1458-1497 (27) by marriage Duchess Bedford (5C 1485) .
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50) was created 1st Earl Derby (3C 1485) .
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509 was created 1st Earl Devon (3C 1485) .
Reginald Bray 1440-1503 (45) , John Fitzwalter, Thomas Cokesge, Roger Lewkenor, Henry Haydon and John Verney were appointed Knight of the Bath .

29 Oct 1485

Coronation of Henry VII

On 29 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) processed from Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London to Westminster Abbey . Ahead of him marched the heralds and serjeants-at-arms, the Esquire of the Body, the King's Secretary Richard Fox (37) , almoner Christopher Urswick (37) , the mayor of London and the Garter King of Arms (-2) . Also ahead of him were Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50) , John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (23) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (43) and William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (59) . Following behind were the only two Dukes: Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53) , created the day before, and John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (43) .

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 (21) made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:
Richard Foxe Bishop 1448-1528 (61)
Two tonsured clerics
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (22)
Richard Weston of Sutton Place 1465-1541 (44)
Richard Clement of Ingham Mote 1482-1538 (27)
Matthew Baker Governor Jersey -1513
John Sharpe of Coggleshall in Essex -1518
Physician holding urine bottle
William Tyler
Hugh Denys
William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) closing the King's eyes.There is doubt as to whether the person shown is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) given his age of around nineteen at the King's death. He appears to be holding a Staff of Office although sources state he wasn't appointed Gentleman Usher, in which role he would have a Staff of Office, until Henry VIII's Coronation in Jun 1509.
The Arms below him are Quarterly 1 Lozengy argent & gules (FitzWilliam); 2 Arms of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 3 Quartered 1 possibly Plantagent with white border ie Holland 2 and 3 Tibetot, 4 Unknown, overall a star for difference indicating third son. William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was his father's third son, and his mother was Lucy Neville 1468-1534 (41) daughter of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 . It appears correct that the person represented is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) . William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was the childhood companion of Henry VIII (17) .
Physician holding urine bottle

30 Oct 1485

Coronation of Henry VII

On 30 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) was crowned VII King England and Ireland: Tudor by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (67) at Westminster Abbey . Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (42) , his mother, attended.
Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 (24) attended as the Kings' Champion.
John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (43) carried the King's train.

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck 1499-1525 (10) . Portrait of Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 in the Masters Lodge, St John's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire .Commissioned by John Fisher Bishop of Rochester 1469-1535 (40) . Note the Beaufort Arms on the wall beneath which is the Beafort Portcullis. Repeated in the window.She is wearing widow's clothes, or possibly that of a convent; Gabled Headress with Lappets . On 29 Mar 2019 , St John's College, Cambridge , which she founded, announced the portrait was original work by Wewyck.

Nov 1485

04 Nov 1485

On 04 Nov 1485 Francoise Amboise Duchess Brittany 1427-1485 (58) died

13 Nov 1485

On 13 Nov 1485 Bishop Robert Morton 1435-1497 (50) was appointed Master of the Rolls .

Dec 1485

05 Dec 1485

After 05 Dec 1485 Margaret Kerdeston Count Foix 1425-1485 (60) died

16 Dec 1485

Birth of Catherine of Aragon

On 16 Dec 1485 Catherine of Aragon was born to Ferdinand II King Aragon 1452-1516 (33) and Isabella Queen Castile 1451-1504 (34) . She was possibly named after her Great Grandmother Catherine of Lancaster Queen Consort Castile 1373-1418 daughter of John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Constance of Castile Duchess of Lancaster 1354-1394 .

Around 1492 . Juan de Flandes 1440-1519 (32) . Portrait of Catherine of Aragon (6) .

Around 1520 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (34) .

Around 1490 . Possibly Juan de Flandes 1440-1519 (30) . Portrait of Isabella Queen Castile 1451-1504 (38) .

Around 1502 . Possibly Juan de Flandes 1440-1519 (42) . Portrait of Isabella Queen Castile 1451-1504 (50) .